After enjoying a married couple onscreen for Neighbors, Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen are teaming up once more. This time, the actors are taking over a much less romantic relationship for his or her newest challenge, a brand new comedy sequence set to premiere on Apple TV+. The streaming platform introduced the brand new present, titled Platonic, right now, getting us excited for the 10-episode half-hour sequence presently within the works.
Byrne and Rogen will play two pals reunited later in life for the present, which “explores the internal workings of platonic friendship,” in line with a press launch from Apple. “A pair of former greatest pals who met of their youth (performed by Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen) reconnect as adults and attempt to mend the rift that led to their falling out. As their friendship turns into extra consuming, it destabilizes their lives and causes them to reevaluate their selections.”
Platonic comes from co-writers and husband-and-wife staff Nick Stoller, whose earlier works embrace Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Get Him to the Greek, and Francesca Delbanco, who additionally labored on Netflix’s Associates From School. Byrne, Rogen and Conor Welch will function govt producers. Stoller, who will even direct the sequence, is reuniting with Byrne and Rogen for Platonic after the three of them labored collectively on Neighbors, the 2014 comedy Stoller additionally directed.
The upcoming sequence is the second Apple TV+ challenge for Byrne, who has one other sequence within the works with the streamer, the 1980’s-inspired comedy sequence Bodily. Byrne lately starred within the FX drama sequence Mrs. America, and appeared alongside Tiffany Haddish earlier this yr of their comedy Like A Boss. Subsequent up, she’s set to star within the animated movie Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway.
Rogen starred in his HBO Max movie An American Pickle this yr, and lately appeared in movies like Lion King and Lengthy Shot, in addition to The Twilight Zone reboot sequence. Certainly one of his newest initiatives is Invincible, an upcoming Prime Video sequence primarily based on the Skybound/Picture comedian of the identical title.
Platonic is simply the newest addition to Apple TV+’s rising comedy lineup. We are able to additionally look ahead to seeing Chris Miller and Phil Lord’s The Afterparty, Lorne Michaels’ Schmigadoon! musical comedy, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Mr. Corman. Then there’s the return of sequence like Dickinson, Ted Lasso and Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet. Even when we’re nonetheless caught at dwelling, appears to be like like we’ll have a lot to binge from Apple subsequent yr.